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The Market Bar

Fade Street, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #209 of 1,811 restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Richland, Washington
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We just "stumbled" upon the Market Bar and did not know what to expect on our first night in Dublin. We enjoyed the atmosphere as well as the service. The food was also better than what we had expected-- in fact, we were quite pleased with the taste. The size of portions seems good and I was amazed at how... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My partner and I went here on Sunday. We were warned that the large portions were very large but insisted on a large potatas bravas anyway. This wasn't a great idea as we couldn't find it all. I had the chicken and chorizo skewers which were lovely. My partner had the fish stew which he thoroughly enjoyed. Friendly staff, open... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is such a family friendly restaurant! It is located in the touristic area in a place where used to be a market. The restaurant has lot of space and a good selection of tapas. They have kids menu and a table full of toys, books and games for children to be entertained. The waiters were friendly and fast. Loved... More

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Ireland
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90 reviews 90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have visited this restaurant on several separate trips to Dublin and have never been disappointed. Whilst the space is big and on every visit so far very busy it seems not to compromise on atmosphere or service. Food wise it provides an okay selection of different tapas style offerings. We ordered 4 small plates between two and found this... More

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Sandyford
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Called to the Market Bar for Tapas the Sunday afternoon of the World Cup Final. Not busy at all - probably with people waiting to go out for the Final later that evening. The food was great - loads of it - and splended value for money. We were disappointed that the 'Early Bird' option of 2 tapas and a... More

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Turin, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very quiet on Sunday mid day which is very good if you come with children. Brunch menu only. Otherwise for diner, come with friends. Tapas are very good!

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Dublin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great place for after work drinks and tapas, good value tasty tapas and decent selection of beers. Really busy so prob worth reserving a table.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Went here for a friends Birthday get together. There was eight in our group. Couldnt decide on what to order as there was so much to chose from but because it was so reasonably priced we ordered 3 dishes each - food was amazing and some of the portions were suprisingly large considering it was tapas style. Would highly recommend... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love the atmosphere at the Market Bar and the food is always to a good standard. The staff are extremely friendly and give great advice on portion size. Great value !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Excellent tapas selection. Portions ample and service was really good. Nice bustling atmosphere , good for large groups Really affordable can eat so much for so little plus get drinks, sangria is a must !!

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